Newly appointed CEO of Australian retail giant, Woolworths Limited, Grant O’Brien today warned of subdued Christmas trading in Australia this year. Addressing shareholders at Woolworths’ Annual...

Market research organisation IBISWorld has predicted that A$9.8 billion will be spent on food in Australia this Christmas – a timid 3.4 per cent increase spending in 2010. According to IBISWorld,...

The UK’s top four retailers all experienced growth in premium own-label ranges in the run-up to Christmas, according to data released yesterday (11 January). Figures from Kantar Worldpanel for the...

Drinkers are in the pink when it comes to choosing a tipple, latest Waitrose data shows.Rosé-coloured wine, liqueurs and even port are all the rage in the UK this festive season – despite the chilly...

Nestlé today unveiled a range of international seasonal twists on its products around the world, with Christmas products launching in the UK, Czech Republic, Canada, Brazil, China, Mexico, France, Belgium,...

Hot weather, large, multi-generation gatherings and the rush of the holiday season create a perfect storm for food poisoning, warns Dr Michael Eyles, Food Safety Information Council Chairman. Inadequate...

The Food Standards Agency is reminding people to follow some simple safety steps this Christmas when preparing their turkeys, to help keep the festive period free from the misery of food poisoning. Many...

It’s no wonder stress levels soar as high as oven temperatures for mums tackling the Christmas Day turkey: a survey commissioned in the UK by Sainsbury’s suggests that festive chefs rarely...

Australia’s first RSPCA Approved turkey will be ready just in time for Christmas, with all of Coles’ Finest fresh turkeys bearing the welfare-friendly label this year. “Demand for higher...

US conglomerate ConAgra Foods has joined forces with Mars Inc to launch a range of confectionery for the Christmas season. ConAgra’s Peter Pan peanut butter brand and Mars’ M&M’s...